University of Southampton
Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Southampton and author of newly published Olympic Risks, about the governance of the Olympic Games and the Olympic movement; blogger at Olymponomics.wordpress.com
London last hosted the Olympics in 1948 amid austerity in the aftermath of World War II. Amateur athletes slept on cots and brought their own towels.
Jul. 3, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Five massive rings now hang from the Tower Bridge, and the Olympics logo will be brightly lit every night after the games begin later this month.
Jul. 3, 2012from To the Point
Art workers are speaking out about anti-Asian racism and urging others to become allies. Some galleries are installing new exhibitions and taking visitors by appointment.
May. 26from Arts & Culture Stories
As public health officials continue to encourage families to stay at home, some are weighing the risks and benefits of expanding their social circles.
May. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Activists are calling for systematic changes in policing, as protests continue nationwide over the police killing of George Floyd.
Jun. 2from Greater LA
Brian Solis, digital anthropologist and a global innovation evangelist at Salesforce, talks about how the novel coronavirus will spark innovation, and how companies and businesses must…
May. 9from To the Point
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss the politicization of the Department of Justice.
May. 26from The Legal Eagle Files
The unemployment rate is the worst since the Great Depression.
May. 8from Left, Right & Center
Over those three days, the sounds of police sirens, distant helicopters, bursting fireworks, and blasts of rubber bullets backdropped afternoons of cell phones buzzing with emergency…
Jun. 1from News Stories
Four top health officials testified in front of the U.S.
May. 13from KCRW Features
It’s time to talk about immunity again.
May. 27from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers